Whole Venue with Botanic Room at Jardin Tan

  3 reviews  – 
Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, 3004
Melbourne

Event T.

About this space

Located at the former Observatory cafe in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, we have rebranded as Jardin Tan to give the free-flowing area filled with joggers, tourists and families the perfect respite from a walk around the gardens, a visit to the Shrine of Remembrance and more. From our front-of-house kiosk to the glorious inside, the side atrium and out back where you can sit under the soon-to-bloom fig tree that overlooks our vegetable plot, our firm French/Vietnamese focus will delight.


Prices

Sunday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Monday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Tuesday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Wednesday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $7500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ
Saturday
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Per session
9:00 am – 12:00 am
from $10000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 12:00 am. All prices include GST.
Function Extension
Functions may be extended beyond your confirmed finish time for an additional fee. A minimum of 70% of the total guests are required for the time the extension to be granted or $500.00 per half hour, whichever is the greater.
Banquet Menu — Lunch only
$70 per person

Jardin Tan offers a banquet menu inclusive of three entrees, two mains, side dishes and a selection of petite desserts.

Sample Lunch Menu
Entrée
— Noodle wrapped pork mince, mint, fish sauce
— Wagyu mince grilled in betel leaf, peanut sauce
— Prawn & sweet potato fritter, green chilli pickle
Mains
— Wagyu beef shin, tumeric, chilli curry
— Banana leaf wrapped Mark Eather barramundi, Asian herbs
Sides
— Wok-fried morning glory, shiitake, garlic
— Vietnamese salads or Jasmine rice for the table
Dessert
— Selection of petite desserts
— Tea and filter coffee

Sharing Menu — Dinner Only
$100 per person

Comprising of four starters, three mains with side dishes and an assortment of desserts.

Sample Dinner Menu
Entrée
— Tofu, pickled enoki, chilli, rice cracker
— Crispy Borrowdale pork skewers, vermicelli, pickled veg, mam nêm
— Southern Calamari, jicama, green mango, Ikan bilis, chilli bok dressing
— Beef, watercress, tomatoes, nahm jim Mains
— Jungle Milawa chicken curry, apple, eggplant
— Steamed ocean trout, soy, ginger, turnips, spring onion
— Flinders Island lamb shoulder, steamed buns, condiments
Sides
— Baby bok choy, bean shoots, sesame
— Steamed Jasmine rice ($5 more pp for fried rice)

Additional Items

Canapés on arrival
$20 per person
Add two chefs selection canapés to be enjoyed with pre-drinks

Cheese Station
$25 per person
A selection of artisan cheeses with our Burnham Bakery bread, fruit and condiments. Served via an interactive help-yourself style station.

Dessert Station
$25 per person
An impressive display of petite sweets created by the pastry team featuring miniature delicacies. Served as a replacement for the dessert course or as an additional course at $40 per person. Served via an interactive help yourself style station or on share platters on tables.

Children’s Menu
from $35 per child
For under 12’s - A selection of sweet and savoury mini treats.

Crew Meals
One Course - $30 per person
Two Courses - $50 per person


Beverage Example package:

Royal Package
Please select a choice of 1 sparkling, 2 white wines, 2 red wines and 1 dessert wine from the following options:
2 hours, $65 per person
3 hours, $70 per person
4 hours, $80 per person
5 hours, $90 per person
— NV Yarrabank Cuvée Vue de monde, Yarra Valley, Victoria
— 2019 Redbank King Valley Chardonnay King Valley, VIC
— La Maschera Pinot Grigio Limestone Coast, SA
— 2017 Tournon 'Mathilda' Grenache Beechworth, VIC
— 2018 Tilia Malbec Mendoza, Argentina
— 2018 Pallister Estate Pencarrow Pinot Noir Martinborough, NZ
— 2017 Huia Botrytis Riesling 375ml Marlborough, NZ

Capacity

Standing
up to 250
Dining
up to 120

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Natural light
Free on-street parking
Dance floor
Outdoor garden
Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Storage space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Ground level
Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

The volume of performances is monitored by Jardin Tan management and is subjected to restrictions.


About Jardin Tan

Jardin Tan is inspired by the fusion of French and Vietnamese culture, serving fresh and exciting dishes where tourists, families and joggers alike will find pleasure.

Located at the former Observatory cafe in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, we have rebranded as Jardin Tan to give the free-flowing area filled with joggers, tourists and families the perfect respite from a walk around the gardens, a visit to the Shrine of Remembrance and more. From our front-of-house kiosk to the glorious inside, the side atrium and out back where you can sit under the soon-to-bloom fig tree that overlooks our vegetable plot, our firm French/Vietnamese focus will delight.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from $5000
minimum spend / per session
from $1500
minimum spend / per session

Location